Application cycle is November 28 -  February 15.

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Application Period


We accept applicants one time a year to start the program during the summer session. Application forms are only available online from November 28 - February 15

How to Apply


Applicants applying after March 15, 2021 please note the admissions requirements have changed.  The requirements for applicants after March 15, 2021 are listed below:

Requirements for Admission:

  1. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  2. Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 in all required prerequisite courses.  An overall minimum GPA of 2.5 in the following prerequisite courses: Speech 010, Physiology 002A/002B or Anatomy 025 and Physiology 001, English 001A, and Chemistry 002A.
  3. Current CPR/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification from the American Heart Association.
  4. Completion of application for admission into the program.


Speech 010 - Interpersonal Communication

Anatomy 025 - Human Anatomy

Physiology 001 - Human Physiology

English 001A - Reading and Composition

Chemistry 002A - General, Organic, and Biochemistry

(Physiology 002A - Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 & Physiology 002B - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 will no longer be accepted.)

Course Equivalency

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Recommended Preparation:

High School courses in biology, anatomy/physiology, and chemistry with a laboratory.

Application, transcripts, and the Personal Statement are to be submitted online during the application period.  Transcripts must be official for submission with the application.

 All applicants should request two (2) official transcripts from each college and high school they have attended.  One set of transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records upon acceptance to the program.  Keep one set of transcripts for your personal records.  All applicants are required to upload a set of official transcripts from each college (including high school) attended with your online application.

Follow these basic directions for scanning documents to your online application:

·Open and scan the official transcripts using a device such as a printer or scanner

·Follow the scanner manufacturer’s directions to scan each document to your computer or USB drive.

·Select the PDF file format option before scanning.  Only PDF files of your transcripts and other supporting documents will be accepted.  Formats such as JPEG, GIF, BMP, TIF, screenshot, word documents, etc. will not be accepted for the application process.

·Save your PDF document to a folder in a location on your computer or removable drive that you can easily access (Desktop or Documents folder is suggested) 

Note: Students who do not have access to a personal scanner may choose to use a commercial copying center to have their required documents scanned and made into PDFs that then may be uploaded as part of your application.

Follow these basic directions for uploading documents to your online application:

·When prompted on the application to upload your documents marked “Drop files here or Select Files” click on this button

·Find the PDF files you want to upload from your computer or flash drive.

·Select the file by double clicking on it (tap twice)

·Your file will be uploaded


Applicants with Foreign Transcripts


If you have foreign transcripts, you must have your transcripts evaluated by one of the following three companies prior to applying:

International Education Research Foundation
www.ierf.org | (310) 258 – 9451

Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute
www.acei1.com | (310) 275 – 3530

American Education Research Center
(626 ) 339 – 4404